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This feat of engineering has stood since and was created by a partner of Gustave Eiffel. It is possible to cross the bridge at both levels, with the top level providing wonderful views of the city.
Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar: Take the cable car Teleferic de Gaia that transports visitors from the banks of the Douro up to the elegant, whitewashed Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar. From this unique circular cloister there are unparalleled views across the Douro to the Ribeira and Porto landscape. The water front of Vila Nova de Gaia Cruise the River Douro: There are many scenic boat cruises along the Douro River, which pass under the famous city bridges and allow unique vantage points of dramatic city landscape.
All three of these destinations can be travelled to by train services that depart from Sao Bento train station. The city boasts a medieval castle, restored gothic palace, numerous pretty squares and a cable car ride to the top of Penha Hill.
For a guide to a day trip to please click here.
Just outside of Braga is the wonderful Bom Jesus do Monte, a charming church that is situated on top of a hill and is reached via elaborate staircases, which represent the steps to heaven.
The Bom Jesus do Monte is considered as the finest tourist attraction in the region surrounding Porto.
For a guide to a day trip to Braga please click here. Braga is a dlightful city Day trip to Espinho beach - Espinho is a popular beach resort that lies to the south of Porto and is a great location for a relaxing day on the beach.
The town is situated on a 17km stretch of golden sands and, as it faces a westerly direction, provides waves that are suitable for surfing. This is a great place to venture out during the day and during the night, when the array of restaurants and nightclubs open their doors. Clerigos Tower Clerigos Tower, Torre Dos Clerigos, is an 18th-century tower built by the Italian artist Niccolo Nazzoni, stretching feet in the air and offering fantastic views once you make it up the step climb to the top.
Nazzoni also chose to be buried in the Baroque church at the foot of the tower. There are over fifty wine companies found in this area, with wine lodges offering organised tours and tasting sessions.
The privately owned English wine company Taylors is a recommended lodge. Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art If modern art is more to your taste then this museum offers some of the best collections featuring contemporary Portuguese painters and sculptors.
There are also some contributions from internationally known artists such as Warhol and Pollock. The garden was built in and it is a very peaceful park where you can enjoy botanical diversity: Yellow City Cruises Yellow Bus Tours do not only offer normal city tours by bus, as they also use boats and trams to show you around in the different areas and waters of Porto.
A normal bus tour takes around 50 minutes.
Aveiro Aveiro is known as the Venice of Portugal, located about 25 kilometres south of Porto. This town is surrounded by beaches, lagoons and the beautiful canals that run through the whole town. It is easy to reach Aveiro by train: Magic, or what? The jail was closed in , but its labyrinth of cells, various administrative offices, and the inner courtyard were all carefully restored and now serve as unusual exhibition spaces.
Exhibitions tend to focus on vintage and contemporary Portuguese photography, but a number of international photographers have seen their work exhibited as part of cultural exchange initiatives. Interestingly, photographs created digitally and those taken using traditional analogue methods share a more or less equal platform, so purists and fans of new imaging technology will be equally enthralled. Most visitors, however, will be fixated on the collection of antique cameras and photographic equipment housed on the top floor.
After musing over the miscellany of antique Linhofs, classic Leicas, and evergreen Kodaks, taking a photograph using a telephone will seem faintly ridiculous. Three different lines serve the destination, all offering a different perspective on Portugal's second city.
Depart from here on the "Riverside Line" to trundle west all the way to the coastal town of Foz do Douro, situated at the mouth of the River Douro and known for its nearby beaches and coves. This leisurely excursion is a favorite option in summer when you want to escape the city heat. Line 18 is restored track, part circular in design and the shortest ride.